Oversight

5 Things To Watch In SCOTUS' Obamacare Arguments

These questions will help determine who comes out ahead in the challenge to the Affordable Care Act's insurance subsidies.

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Court Once Again Renews NSA Spying Authority

Mass surveillance will continue for now, but is set to expire on June 1—unless Congress acts.

Play of the Day: The Dress is Really Just a Symbol

Fallon and SNL compare it to Obama, Last Week Tonight ties it to net neutrality.

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Snow and ice aren't the only things creating gridlock in Washington.

Another Week, Another Shutdown Deadline

With the DHS clock still ticking, Congress also will tackle EPA legislation, the Keystone veto, and Netanyahu's visit.

Nancy Pelosi held a news conference Friday before the votes.

Democrats to the Rescue: Congress Averts Shutdown for One More Week

Republicans could not muster support for the three-week bill and had to move a one-week measure instead.

Mark Meadows, R-N.C., wants to streamline the way FOIA requests are handled.

FOIA Reform Draws Backing from Ex-Archives Ombudsman

Bill would codify powers of the office responsible for mediating disputes between requesters and agencies.

Ted Cruz Wants to Reform Federal Hiring

Lawmaker better known as the architect of the 2013 shutdown looks to add a hiring preference.

Nextgov

GAO: Pentagon's IT Planning is Too Sluggish

GAO's third examination of the Defense Department's major IT programs found some projects spent an average of five years, two months and $452 million before establishing cost and schedules.

"I find this shocking" that the IG could find the emails so quickly, said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.

How a Treasury Watchdog Found Long-Lost Lois Lerner Emails in Just Two Weeks

During evening hearing on the discovery, House members tangle over alleged ‘criminal’ acts and IG bias.

Play of the Day: The Plight of the Whistleblowers

The Daily Show looks at protections for feds who blow the whistle on waste, fraud and abuse.

"I'm not interested in delay merely for the sake of delay," Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., said.

Senate Conservatives Concede, Won't Delay DHS Bill

Passage of a "clean" measure expected before Friday deadline, though House prospects remain uncertain.

Rep. Brad Ashford, D-Neb.. introduced the "No Homeland Security, No Pay Act.".

Lawmakers Call for Shutdown Solidarity, Offer to Refuse Pay If DHS Closes

Democrats introduce bill to withhold congressional pay if Homeland Security shuts down.

Senators Launch Whistleblower Protection Caucus to Send Message

Grassley and Wyden cross the aisle to reinforce that those who report fraud or abuse “deserve praise, not hostility.”

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